Born in Simcoe, Ontario, Tim Yaychuk began to study the violin at age 5. He is currently the concertmaster of the Parkdale Orchestra, a position he has previously held at the Ottawa Chamber Orchestra. Other orchestras he has performed with include the Brantford Symphony, Pembroke Orchestra, Symphony Hamilton, and the McMaster Chamber Orchestra. Mr. Yaychuk studied with Amalie Canzoneri of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra and David Thies-Thomson of the NAC Orchestra. Tim Yaychuk is active as a performer of new music and has recently appeared with jazz, rock, blues, folk, middle-east and gypsy music ensembles. When not playing violin, Tim enjoys playing saxophone, tending his honeybees and kayaking.
Tim lives in Wakefield and is involved in many local musical projects. He also plays guitar, bass,accordion and almost any instruments he can put in his hands.